Quotation by Rebecca West

To believe her limited in range because she was harmonious in method is as sensible as to imagine that when the Atlantic Ocean is as smooth as a mill-pond it shrinks to the size of a mill-pond.
Rebecca West (1892–1983), British author. The Strange Necessity, ch. 6 (1928).

Of Jane Austen (1775-1817), a great British novelist whose work has sometimes been criticized as limited.
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